This week in Winning Post

The Queensland carnival rolls on this Saturday and the staying fillies take centre stage for the running of the Group 1 Queensland Oaks.

The Chris Waller-trained Egg Tart has taken all before her this autumn, rising from a distaff Class 1 at Newcastle on March 11 to winning the Group 1 Schweppes Oaks at Morphettville on May 6.

Now she'll be looking to complete her Oaks double in the race that gave stablemate Winx her first Group 1.

Can she do it? Peter Lyne's preview will lead this week's Winning Post.

Our form coverage kicks off on Friday with full form guides for Geelong and Taree as well as fields, colours and selections for Wagga and Sunshine Coast.

The metro racing this Saturday is at Moonee Valley in Melbourne, Rosehill in Sydney, Morphettville in Adelaide, Eagle Farm in Brisbane and Belmont in Perth.

Winning Post carries full-colour liftout guides for all those meetings plus Bendigo (Vic/SA/Tas edition), Kembla Grange (NSW edition) and Gold Coast (Queensland edition), as well as fields, tips, ratings and/or colours for other TAB Saturday cards.

On Sunday we've got liftout formguides for four more TAB meetings plus fields, ratings, tips and colours for a stack more Sunday and Monday programs.

Don't forget Winning Post now carries trackwork reports for all four Melbourne training tracks, all three in Sydney, Morphettville in Adelaide and a general Brisbane report.

Away from the form, we've got news columns from Queensland, NSW, six Victorian districts, SA and Tasmania.

Our readers have their say on page 6, while elsewhere in the paper Shane Templeton reminisces, Paul Richards presents his unique take on the sport, Tony Kneebone brings you his Snippets column and Number Cruncher delivers the stats that matter.

Winning Post costs $5 and is available Thursday afternoon in selected Melbourne newsagents, the crack of dawn Friday elsewhere.

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Inside Winning Post May 27 edition you'll find liftout form guides for:
Cranbourne (night), Gunnedah, bet365 Geelong
Ladbrokes Park, Randwick, Morphettville Parks, Eagle Farm, Belmont, Warracknabeal (Vic/SA/Tas edition), Newcastle (NSW edition), Gold Coast (Qld edition)
Echuca, Nowra, Sunshine Coast, Hobart
What do you think of Godolphin hiring James Cummings?
Eye Catchers
Each week Paul Richards identifies horses from recent race meetings that he believes are ready to win. Here we update you when they are about to have their next start.
Eagle Farm Saturday - R3 N2 Ours to Keep 18th
Eagle Farm Saturday - R4 N3 Stampede SCR
Eagle Farm Saturday - R5 N5 Shocking Luck 6th
Eagle Farm Saturday - R8 N3 Heroic Valour SCR
Letter of the Week

Move on

Rex Walsh (13/5) laments the loss of the Doomben 10,000 as we knew it.
I, on the other hand, hope it’s Racing Queensland softening us for the sale of Doomben. 
A Doomben sale would allow RQ and the BRC to make Eagle Farm a world-class racing centre, with lighting and an inner synthetic racetrack. 
I’d also put a harness track inside the synthetic track — greyhounds, too — the facilities could be utilised daily.
Under my plan a future Doomben 10,000 may be for the synthetic specialists, run at Eagle Farm on the new “Doomben” inner synthetic.
No one likes to see historic races or racetracks disappear, but commercial reality almost demands it. Better to be proactive fiscally than cling to an expensive past, no matter how sentimental some of us are for the good old days.

John Tutty
Wangaratta (Vic)
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Paul Richards introduces a fun formula each week designed to come up with the odd winner for those looking for a small interest or to see if systems really work. On this page he subjects Saturday's fields to one of those systems: